- Bangkok, Thailand
About us Samitivej Hospital
Samitivej is proud to offer its international-standard healthcare services in several hospital locations in the greater Bangkok area. The main hospital Samitivej Sukhumvit in Bangkok (Thailand) provides international-standard healthcare with JCI accreditation. Built in 1979, the hospital’s commitment to quality care and innovation has kept Samitivej Sukhumvit at the forefront of medical technology. Apart from being a recognized provider of choice for local residents, it has become a leading center for medical tourism in Southeast Asia.
Samitivej Sukhumvit provides a comprehensive range of services ranging from primary to tertiary care. With 275 beds, 87 examination suites, over 400 specialists and 1,200 caregivers, the hospital has long been recognized as downtown Bangkok’s comprehensive medical facility of choice.
The hospital’s skilled team of caregivers and specialists, complemented by its wide range of highly advanced medical equipment, has successfully performed complex surgeries ranging from open heart to liver transplant. The hospital offers state-of-the-art technology and facilities.
In addition, Samitivej Hospital is a leading provider of pediatric care in Thailand. The Samitivej Children’s Hospital is proud to offer infants, young children and teenagers the same level of high-quality treatment that the Hospital offers adults. As a private, globally recognized hospital, Samitivej combines state-of-the-art facilities with the latest technological advancements to bring your family a comprehensive range of medical services. The medical team consists of 144 experienced doctors, pediatric surgeons and specialist physicians, as well as many other highly trained nurses and staff.
Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital has been recognized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO). In 1999, it was the first hospital in Thailand to be awarded “Mother & Baby Friendly Hospital” status. Other notable awards include the Prime Minister’s Award for Most Recognized Service in 2004, and accreditation by the Hospital Accreditation Board of Thailand. At Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, the vision is to provide the highest standard of quality for patients.
About the city
Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand with a population of over 8 million people. The city looks back on a long history, beginning in the 15th century. The city is now a major regional force in finance and business. It is an international hub for transport and health care and has emerged as a regional center for the arts, fashion and entertainment.
A specific feature of the local culture are various annual festivals, which take place throughout the city. Bangkok is a renowned top tourist destination; Bangkok's multi-faceted sights, attractions and city life appeal to diverse groups of tourists. Royal palaces and temples as well as several museums constitute its major historical and cultural tourist attractions. Among Bangkok's well-known sights are the Grand Palace and major Buddhist temples, including Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun.